August, 2022

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CFOs to boost IT, tech budgets in face of inflation: Gartner

CFO Dive

Forty percent of CFOs are planning to hike up IT spending in the next 12 months, with many seeking to tap automation to collect key financial insights

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Is this chart going up or down?

The Reformed Broker

Is this chart going up or down? It’s not a trick question. Just look at it and tell me what primary the trend is.

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Refinance Student Loans

CFO News Room

Whether you’re unhappy with your student loans or want to know if you can find a better deal, it’s only natural to ask yourself, “ Should I refinance my student loans? “. This is a great question, but it’s one that doesn’t have a cut and dry answer.

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Tales from the Dark Side

The Big Picture

I had a fascinating conversation with an old friend who has been working in a giant bulge bracket firm his entire multi-decade career. What made this particular conversation so intriguing was his sudden epiphany about the Sell-side.

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Connect, Care, Convert: Secrets to Establishing Trust with Niche Markets and Turning Them Into Clients

Speaker: Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach, is here to give you insights into the consumer mindset along with proven strategies for nurturing trust and client-building in underserved markets.

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Bank Single Gateway for efficient connectivity

Simply Treasury

Automated bank connectivity through a single secure channel has become essential to reduce costs, facilitate on-boarding by banks, secure transactions, speed up and automate reconciliations and reduce staff workload.

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Women hang back from CFO aspirations, trickle into finance

CFO Dive

The persisting CFO gender disparity could shrink in the coming years as more women head into the financial field

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Ludmila Rufitskaya, Finance Director at Decathlon Indonesia 

Generation CFO

HR and recruitment can either make or break your finance department, according to Ludmila Rufitskaya, Finance Director at sports retailer Decathlon Indonesia. .

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Why the market is bouncing

The Reformed Broker

Why did the stock market bounce this summer? Everyone has their explanation: The Fed might pivot! Inflation readings have now peaked! Oil prices are down 25%! China is ending the lockdowns! The labor market is staying strong! Earnings are still coming in better than expected! All true.

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U.S. Cropland Values Hit Record Highs

The Big Picture

Source: AgWeb. If you are interested (as I am) in Real Estate , then allow me to suggest you consider exploring the world of Farmland. It is something I have done for a while, and it is a fascinating rabbit hole to fall into.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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DEBRA, next big tax reform in Europe?

Simply Treasury

DEBRA, a new acronym that could cause nightmares for tax managers but also for corporate treasurers. It is a new proposal from the EU that could have significant impacts to consider, although its objectives are laudable and logical.

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Why Business Uncertainty is the Right Time for ERP

Navigator SAP

These are interesting times for business. The Covid-19 pandemic shook almost every industry around the world, and the new normal is different than what came before.

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CFOs should look to digitalize employee recognition programs

CFO Dive

Despite mounting signs of a recession, the labor market remains robust and CFOs should consider digitalizing employee recognition programs to retain talent

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Matthew Aubrey, Co-Founder, Homethings

Generation CFO

The average cleaning spray is made up of 90% water and just 10% – or even 5 – of cleaning chemicals. This is according to research from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a charity which campaigns for a circular economy and sustainable living. .

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Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

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Literally

The Reformed Broker

Sharing this chart from Guggenheim showing that the S&P 500’s bear market bounce literally stopped on a dime and was turned away at the 200-day moving average. It’s almost too perfect.

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Passive vs. Active

The Big Picture

Yesterday I spent some time with Eric Balchunas recording a Masters in Business podcast. Balchunas is Senior ETF Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence and the author of “ The Bogle Effect: How John Bogle and Vanguard Turned Wall Street Inside Out and Saved Investors Trillions.”.

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Jobs openings ticked up in July while hires remained above pre-pandemic levels

CFO News Room

Posted August 30, 2022 at 10:45 am by EPI Staff. Jobs openings ticked up in July while hires remained above pre-pandemic levels. Below, EPI senior economist Elise Gould offers her initial insights on today’s release of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for July.

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SAP ERP for Small Businesses

Navigator SAP

Small business cloud ERP may seem like a recent trend, but that’s not really the case.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

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WeWork plans to raise rates in stronger markets

CFO Dive

CFOs are wrestling with how much to spend on office real estate as the shift to hybrid work has accelerated

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EVs Raise Cash

Corporate Finance

EV makers Nikola and Lucid both announced secondary stock offerings today. As we mentioned in the textbook, SEOs often have a negative effect on stock prices, and these announcements were not exceptions. Nikola announced a $400 million stock offering, to be sold at the market price.

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All eyes on SPX 4,000

The Reformed Broker

I like the way Ari Wald at Oppenheimer frames the current technical set-up for the S&P 500.

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What Does the Market “Know” ?

The Big Picture

There is a link in yesterday’s reads that I violently disagreed with but found quite interesting nonetheless. Just as retweets aren’t endorsements, my AM reads include things I find fascinating, important, and well-written — regardless of whether or not they reflect my beliefs.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

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Express, Snap, Rocket Lab and more

CFO News Room

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Bed Bath & Beyond — Shares of the beleaguered retailer tumbled 21.3% after it outlined a strategic plan that only confirmed investor fears that the company will struggle to turn around its business.

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The Role of ERP in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Navigator SAP

The pharmaceutical industry has been transformed in recent years by pressure from intensely competitive markets and the need to comply with new regulations that mandate the highest quality standards across all processes.

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CFOs flag staffing, digital transformation as top growth challenges

CFO Dive

CFOs pointed to staffing and hiring challenges as well as digital transformation as the top barriers to fostering growth at their companies, a study finds

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Review and approve Soldo expenses with our new feature

Generation CFO

You can now validate your employees expenses made using a Soldo card using our new expense review functionality. . We all know the headache of waiting until the end of the month to review expenses and approve or deny payments made by your teams. .

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Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by speeding up the month-end close and better managing your remote teams.